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From the Dean: Two viruses, two symposia

Categories: From the Dean

This week the faculty of the School held virtual symposia organized through the auspices of two of our research capacity-expanding grants sponsored and funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The first symposium was on Tuesday and centered on investigations related to host-pathogen interactions (HPI), especially by microbial pathogens. Obviously, the subject of microbial-human […]

Registration extended, poster prizes announced for Host-Pathogen Symposium on Sept. 21

Categories: Events, Research

The SMHS Center for Biomedical Research Excellence (CoBRE) for Host-Pathogen Interactions is inviting researchers and clinicians interested in infection, immunity, and inflammation to participate in the Sixth Annual Host-Pathogen CoBRE Symposium to be held as a virtual event on Tuesday, Sept. 21. Confirmed keynote speakers for the event are: Thomas Lane, Ph.D. – Chancellor’s Professor […]

Wu named American Association of Immunologists “Careers in Immunology” Fellow

Categories: News

Professor Min Wu, Ph.D., along with his postdoctoral fellow in the UND Department of Biomedical Sciences, Ping Lin, Ph.D., has been named an American Association of Immunologists (AAI) “2020 AAI Careers in Immunology Fellow.” The pair are one of this year’s 25 international faculty/postdoc awardee teams to be given the AAI designation. The award brings with it […]

UND Host-Pathogen Interactions symposium set for Sept. 15

Categories: Events, Research

The Center for Biomedical Research Excellence (CoBRE) for Host-Pathogen Interactions is inviting researchers and clinicians interested in infection, immunity and inflammation to participate in the Fifth Annual Host-Pathogen CoBRE Symposium to be held as an online virtual event 8:45 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020. The symposium will bring together experts investigating […]

Pilot project call for applications from UND Center for Host Pathogen Interactions

Categories: Research

In anticipation of funding for the fifth consecutive year, the UND Center for Host Pathogens Interactions (HPI) CoBRE invites proposals for pilot projects to support promising research that fits well within the scientific theme of the Center. The HPI team anticipates supporting 2-3 new pilot projects at up to $50,000 direct costs/year for one year […]

Paul Huang to present on interstitial lipoprotein trafficking and metabolic disease on Dec. 17

Categories: Events, Research

The UND Department of Biomedical Sciences and the School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) Host-Pathogen Interactions CoBRE Group present their next Faculty Candidate Seminar on Tuesday, Dec. 17. At noon in SMHS Room E224, Paul (Li-Hao) Huang, Ph.D., instructor in the Washington University School of Medicine’s Department of Pathology and Immunology, will present “Interstitial lipoprotein trafficking […]

Jingwei Cheng to discuss Merkel cell polyomavirus ST antigen and tumorigenesis on Dec. 4

Categories: Events, Research

The UND Department of Biomedical Sciences and the School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) Host-Pathogen Interactions CoBRE Group present their next Faculty Candidate Seminar Wednesday, Dec. 4. At noon that day, in SMHS Room W202, Jingwei Cheng, Ph.D., instructor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School, will present “Merkel cell polyomavirus ST antigen stabilizes L-Myc […]

UND Host-Pathogen Interactions group holds annual symposium

Categories: News

The Center for Biomedical Research Excellence (CoBRE) for Host-Pathogen Interactions held its annual Host-Pathogen CoBRE Symposium at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences last week. The Symposium, which was open to faculty and student presenters, brought together experts investigating both microbial infectious agents and host responses to those infectious agents. The event’s plenary […]

UND Host-Pathogen Interactions CoBRE Symposium set for Sept. 17

Categories: Events, Research

The Center for Biomedical Research Excellence (CoBRE) for Host-Pathogen Interactions is inviting UND faculty, staff, and graduate and undergraduate students to attend the annual Host-Pathogen CoBRE Symposium to be held at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019. The Symposium will bring together experts investigating both microbial infectious agents […]

Troy Randall to speak on pulmonary immunity at CoBRE seminar July 10

Categories: Events, Research

On Wednesday, July 10, 2019, the SMHS Department of Biomedical Sciences will host a presentation by Troy Randall, Ph.D., the J. Claude Bennet Professor of Medicine in the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s (UAB) Division of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology. Dr. Randall’s talk, entitled “Pulmonary Immunity to Influenza,” will take place in the School’s Charles […]

Victor Nizet to discuss “Collaborating with the Innate Immune System to combat Multidrug-Resistant Superbugs” on Feb. 7

Categories: Events, Research

Dr. Victor Nizet, professor and vice chair for Basic Research and chief of the Division of Host-Microbe Systems & Therapeutics at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) School of Medicine, will give a presentation entitled “Collaborating with the Innate Immune System to Combat Multidrug-Resistant Superbugs” at noon on Thursday, Feb. 7 in SMHS Room W314. […]

Dr. Stephanie Watowich to lecture on innate immune regulation in inflammation and cancer on Jan. 30

Categories: Events, Research

Dr. Stephanie S. Watowich, professor of Immunology and Co-Director of the Center for Inflammation and Cancer at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, will give a lecture from noon to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, January 30 in Room E101 of the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences. Dr. Watowich obtained her BA in Biology […]

Sharma to chair roundtable discussion for AAI Committee on the Status of Women

Categories: News, Research

The American Association of Immunologists (AAI) Committee on the Status of Women has invited Jyotika Sharma, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Biomedical Sciences at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS), to chair a roundtable discussion on “Grant Writing for Principal Investigators” at the upcoming AAI meeting to be held in […]

Felix Yarovinsky to discuss Toxoplasma gondii Infection at CoBRE seminar Dec. 12

Categories: Events, Research

Felix Yarovinsky, MD, will give a presentation entitled “Toxoplasma gondii Infection: From Innate Immunity to Inflammatory Disease” at a CoBRE seminar at the SMHS at noon on Wednesday, Dec. 12. Dr. Yarovinsky is an associate professor at the Center for Vaccine Biology and Immunology in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Rochester Medical […]

Mary O’Riordan to present at Host-Pathogen seminar Nov. 14

Categories: Events, Research

Mary O’Riordan, PhD, the Frederick C. Neidhardt Professor of Microbiology and Immunology at the University of Michigan Medical School, will give a presentation entitled “Cells on Fire: Amplifying Immune Defense through Cellular Stress Responses” at noon on Nov. 14. The event, sponsored by SMHS Host-Pathogen CoBRE, is open to everyone and will be held in the […]